September 16, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

St. Mary’s Camera Club Gears Up for Fair -

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Festival of Trees Seeking Sponsors -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MedStar to Offer Acupuncture Talk, Demo -

Friday, September 6, 2019

Winners in 5th District Art & App Contests Honored -

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Carriers to Return to Steam Catapult Systems

Steam Catapult

President Trump has ordered that carriers go back to steam catapult systems for launching aircraft, a move that could cost billions and reduce the ships’ capabilities.

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DHS Issues Alert on Chinese Drones

chinese drones

The Department of Homeland Security issued an alert on Chinese drones, which could pose security risks, including data theft. Most drones purchased in the US are manufactured in China.

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Trump Overrides Congress on Arms Sales

arms sales

Despite Congressional objections, the Trump administration cleared $8.1 billion in arms sales for Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and the United Arab Emirates by invoking an emergency exemption.

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More Troops Headed to the Middle East

More service members, intelligence aircraft, engineers, and fighter pilots are heading to the Middle East as a “prudent defensive measure” against Iran.

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Air Force Investigates Navy’s Cyber Intrusion

navy's cyber attack

The Air Force is investigating the Navy’s cyber intrusion into its network after a Navy prosecutor’s decision to embed hidden tracking software into emails sent to defense attorneys involved in a war-crimes case of a Navy SEAL.

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War Crime Pardons May Mark Memorial Day

war crimes

President Donald Trump could take the occasion of the 2019 Memorial Day weekend to pardon multiple former US service members accused or convicted of war crimes.

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New FAA Rules for Recreational Drones

FAA Rules

Recreational drone users will face new FAA regulations that will go into effect this summer.

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Tensions Escalating in Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf

Tensions between the United States and Iran continue to escalate. Over the weekend, the FAA warned that current tensions in the Persian Gulf area could pose a threat to air travel in that region.

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McSally to Introduce Military Sexual Assault Bill

McSally

Sen. Martha McSally seeks legislation to reform how the military handles sexual assault claims, including making sexual harassment a stand-alone offense under the military’s criminal justice system.

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US Warns of Sabotage in Persian Gulf

persian gulf

US warns sailors that “Iran or its proxies” could be targeting maritime traffic in the Persian Gulf.

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